Evangelicals Against Sharia Bans

by (@RyanMauro) September 2, 2013

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a U.S. Muslim Brotherhood entity, recently promoted an article on an evangelical website seeking to convince Christians to oppose bans on Sharia-based rulings. The author joined other Christian activists in reciting the talking points of the very Islamists that make the laws necessary

Best Buy Cuts Ties with CAIR after Boycott

by (@TheIRD) May 29, 2013

By Ryan Mauro (@RyanMauro) Last year, the Clarion Project launched a petition to boycott Best Buy in response to the company’s donations to a fundraiser for the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). The company defended its actions in the name of “interfaith” relations, even after nearly 13,000 people signed the petition. The same annual fundraiser […]

CAIR Banquets Honor Christian Allies

by (@TheIRD) April 26, 2013

By Ryan Mauro (@RyanMauro) The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is making a point on showing how much it treasures its interfaith defenders. Recent CAIR fundraisers and events have highlighted their partnership, flattering them enough to overlooking its well-documented ties to the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas. CAIR is an unindicted co-conspirator in the terrorism-financing trial of the […]

The Islamists with No Name

by (@TheIRD) April 15, 2013

By Andrew Harrod As reported by U.S. News & World Report on April 4, 2013, the Associated Press (AP) has revised its definition of “Islamist” in the latest edition of the AP stylebook after the AP announced that it would likewise no longer approve of “illegal immigrant.”  This move, advocated precisely by a troubling Muslim group justifiably called Islamist […]

A Florida Megachurch Pastor’s Islamist Associations

by (@TheIRD) April 9, 2013

By Ryan Mauro (@RyanMauro) Pastor Joel C. Hunter of Florida’s Northland Church is under fire for his stance against the state’s proposed legislation based on American Laws for American Courts. He chose a peculiar individual to help make his case: Atif Fareed, former chairman of the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Florida. The influence of Pastor Hunter is […]

CAIR: War on Terror is Made Up

by (@TheIRD) February 21, 2013

By Ryan Mauro (@RyanMauro) On February 11, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) sent out a newsletter with the subject line, “Creating America’s War on Terror.” The message is that the U.S. government is victimizing Muslim-Americans under the guise of a made-up war on terrorism. The Islamist terror threat is the creation of a money-seeking […]

Rehabilitating Jihad

by (@TheIRD) January 25, 2013

By Faith McDonnell (@Cuchulain09) Despite all evidence to the contrary, (bringing up such evidence is hate-speech, anyway!) “jihad” is an innocuous and admirable plan for self-improvement, according to the unindicted co-conspirators in the Holy Land Foundation terrorism trial, the Council on American-Islamic Relations[1] (CAIR). CAIR’s “MyJihad” website for a public ad campaign that launched in […]

“No Blank Check for Israel” March Coming to DC on January 19

by (@TheIRD) January 15, 2013

By Ryan Mauro (@RyanMauro) The Jewish Voice for Peace, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee and Washington Interfaith Alliance for Middle East Peace has put together a “No Blank Check for Israel” march in the nation’s capital on January 19. The promotional video boasts of the event’s Christian support, with the description emphasizing that 15 church letters wrote […]

CAIR Counters “Defeat Jihad” Ads with DC Metro Buy

by (@JeffreyHWalton) October 14, 2012

Add the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) to the list of Religious Left organizations snapping up ad space on Washington, D.C.’s mass transit system this week. The Muslim advocacy organization announced a new slate of 16-foot banners designed to counter ads sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI). The AFDI ads read: “In any […]

Brotherhood Partners Pounce on Anti-Jihad Subway Ads

by (@TheIRD) October 9, 2012

By Ryan Mauro Interfaith allies of the Muslim Brotherhood legacy groups in the U.S. are now jumping into the controversy over Pamela Geller’s pro-Israel, anti-jihad advertisements in New York City subways. Their outcry is not a spontaneous reaction to “hate speech.” It is part of an organized pushback against critics of the Muslim Brotherhood affiliates, […]